44 Howard Owen Garrett, Mount Juliet, Tennessee

44 Howard Owen Garrett, Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Howard Owen Garrett

Howard Owen Garrett
Howard Owen Garrett

Rank/Rate:    Electrician’s Mate, Second Class

Service Number:    641 34 19

Birth Date:    June 13, 1922

From:    Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Gudgeon (SS-211)

Loss Date:    April 18, 1944

Location:    Off Iwo Jima

Circumstances:    Probably sunk by air attack

Remarks:     Information courtesy of Judy T. Bean, cousin.  Photo courtesy of Mike Ostlund.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS GUDGEON (SS-211)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Gudgeon (SS-211)

Find a Grave Memorial: EM2 Howard Owen Garrett (Honolulu Memorial). Howard Garrett has a cenotaph at the family plot at Mount Juliet Memorial Gardens in Mount Juliet, Tennessee

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

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